About Pilates

About Pilates

Pilates is an exercise system that is designed to develop strength and flexibility, tone the body, correct postural imbalances and create ease of movement.

“A body free from nervous tension and fatigue is the ideal shelter provided by nature for housing a well balanced mind, fully capable of successfully meeting all the complex problems of modern living.” Joseph H. Pilates

Pilates is known to relieve back pain, as well as other aches and pains throughout the body. The functional movements practiced in Pilates help you to perform other activities, whether work or play, by teaching proper muscle recruitment. This means higher degree of function at work and in sports, less fatigue, faster recuperation, and less incidence of injury. Pilates is a great exercise option suitable for everyone from dancers and athletes to “desk jockies” and stay at home moms.

Why try Fuerza Pilates?

The Fuerza Pilates team is comprised of a group of highly skilled, professionally trained and fully certified Pilates Instructors. We are dedicated to optimal physical strength, performance and well being. We are passionate about Pilates and would love to pass our understanding of the Pilates method on to you so that you might inhabit your body in strength, confidence and comfort. We have specialists on staff who work with clients with Spots Injury, Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Parkinson’s, and Repetitive Stress Injuries such as, Tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, just to name a few…We also train new Mommy’s to help them get back into pre-mommy shape!

“I started doing Pilates at Fuerza with hope of healing a lower back injury and strengthening my core so that it wouldn’t happen again. Now, just six months later, I am not only pain- free and stronger, but also longer and leaner. My body is returning to my pre-pregnancy shape (something I had almost given up on after two years).”
Lisa G.

“As an avid sportsman, I’ve been through several injuries, most recently I tore my PCL in my right knee playing hockey. Simple tasks like walking up and down stairs was painful and I had to grab the hand rail to relieve my knee. A friend recommended I try Fuerza to stretch and strengthen my knees. The results have been far and beyond what I ever expected. Not only am I back on the tennis court, back to snowboarding and surfing – friends are asking me, “What have you been doing!!”.”
Bret W.

What you can expect from the Fuerza Pilates Method:

  • Movement that will train your body to perform more efficiently, move with grace and ease, and eradicate pain that is due to structural imbalance.
  • Functional training that will challenge your body to respond properly under a variety of conditions, mimicking real life situations
  • A deeper awareness of your body, how it functions and how to make corrections outside of the studio
  • Modifications and variations of Pilates exercises to suit your level and needs

“A few well-designed movements, properly performed in a balanced sequence, are worth hours of doing sloppy calisthenics or forced contortion.” Joseph Pilates

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